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Canadians are still buying BlackBerrys more than any other smartphone, in stark contrast to the mobile whims of their southern neighbours.
Research In Motion Ltd. held 35.8% of the Canadian smartphone market in September, according to new data from market research firm comScore Inc., giving the Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry maker the top spot in its home market. More than eight million Canadians owned a smartphone by early October, the report said, representing 40% of Canada’s mobile market… Read More
Source Photo and Text: Financial Post
Canadians may not associate espresso, arm chairs and soft lighting with Tim Hortons, but the upscale fixtures are part of the brand’s makeover.
Along with the December launch of drinks like lattes and mochas, the chain is also giving some of its stores a facelift that invites customers to linger a little longer.
The redesign includes wireless Internet connections, bench seating, softer lighting, a new floor layout, and a more open kitchen that gives customers the “ambience” of watching their food being prepared for them… Read More
Source Photo and Text: The Toronto Star
Canadians love their loyalty programs. More than 90 per cent of adults belong to at least one loyalty program and the average person has at least four cards in his or her wallet. We love these programs because they make us feel like we’re getting something for nothing, but many of us belong to too many programs, lose track of the rewards and don’t focus our energies.
This plays into the hands of the loyalty card companies who profit from keeping us engaged but not necessarily using the programs to our best advantage… Read More
Source Text: Moneyville.ca
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Pierre Trudeau maintained top billing as Canada’s best prime minister since 1968 in an annual poll, but new data released Tuesday show Prime Minister Stephen Harper has edged eight points up the list to second place.
The Angus Reid online poll found that 36% of Canadians voted Mr. Trudeau the best prime minister for the fourth consecutive year. Mr. Harper is now second on the list with 19% — up eight points since 2010. He is followed by Jean Chrétien with 12% and Brian Mulroney with 6%… Read More
Source Photo and Text: National Post
Innovation is key to staying ahead in business, but how innovative are Canadians really? British-born Eric Gales, president of Microsoft Canada, says he sees a gap between the ideas we generate and our willingness to do something about them – and he blames our country’s conservative approach for this.
So how are Canadian business leaders faring when it comes to turning innovative ideas into reality? Read More
Source Photo and Text: The Globe and Mail